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Schooling For Seafarers

The Hoodie of the Future


The Hoodie of the Future

British clothier Vollebak makes garments for today’s superhero.

Sohm looks at the color and how fine the mousse is — the fine streams of bubbles — a sign of great quality.

Wine and Spirits

How to Drink Grower Champagne

Legendary sommelier Aldo Sohm on rarer bubbles.

The Write Stuff


The Write Stuff

A dip into the world of luxurious fountain pens.

You don't need a license to drive a boat, but instruction makes it safer. The Annapolis Power Boat School offers the Five-Day Power Boat Cruising Class, in which you tour the Chesapeake Bay, dine out on regional cuisine, stay at a different harborside inn each night, and learn to drive a 30-foot powerboat.

The class, run by Coast Guard-licensed instructors, begins Monday morning and ends Friday afternoon. Lessons include low-speed maneuvering in tight harbors, cruising at 20 knots in open bays, and docking and driving skills. Instruction also includes navigation, course plotting, and knot-tying techniques. $1,520 per person. $ Annapolis Power Boat School, 601 Sixth Street, Annapolis, MD 21403; 800-638-9192;

$ Establishment accepts no charge/credit cards or accepts cards other than the American Express Card.


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